Taste of Sri Lanka

A Taste of Sri Lanka ~ 2016

Thursday, May 12 - 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Key Room, 1385 N. Hamilton Parkway, Novato, CA 94949

Enjoy the redolent spices of Sri Lankan cuisine and learn about three projects offering hope to families. Read local coverage of the 2013 and 2015 events.

Buffet Dinner Menu

Kaha Bath - Lightly spiced aromatic long-grained Basmati rice

Kukul Mas Curry - Chicken cooked with spices, Sri Lankan herbs and coconut milk

Parippu Hodi – Mild red lentil curry tempered with shallots, garlic and mustard seeds

Curd Sambol - Thinly sliced cucumber with refreshing yogurt

Bonchi - Green bean curry

Desserts - Watalappam (coconut custard pudding) / Vanilla ice cream topped with roasted cashews and palm treacle

Complimentary Sri Lankan tea, Taylor Maid Farms coffee, water and lemonade. Wine will be available for purchase.

All proceeds benefit Water for People, Oma Village, & Sisu Sahanasevana.

Tickets cost $50 per person. For ticket purchase, click "Buy Now" above. Questions or want to pay by check? E-mail Carmela Chandrasekera at carmelan@comcast.net

Water for People – Since 1991, Water for People has supported development of sustainable healthy water supplies in developing countries. Now working in 9 countries, Water for People believes access to safe drinking water and effective sanitation are basic human rights accorded by the dignity of all people. www.waterforpeople.org

Oma Village – A new supportive housing program of Homeward Bound of Marin, Oma Village in Novato will offer 14 small rental homes for families exiting homelessness. Homeward Bound is the county’s largest provider of shelter and services, working toward the goal of “ending homelessness with training, housing and hope.” www.hbofm.org

Sisu Sahanasevana – which means “shelter,” operates in Avissawella, Sri Lanka and is focused on lifting families out of poverty, particularly through education. Scholarships are provided to underprivileged students whose needs range from basic food to schoolbooks. Sisu Sahana Sevena is a fiscally sponsored project of MarinLink, a non-profit corporation operating under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS tax code (EIN 20-0879422). Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.